Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
Companies are starting to find call-centre EAP support isn’t what staff want, and is rarely accessed. Although it may “tick the box” where employee policy relates to staff welfare, people would prefer the opportunity of face-to-face sessions with an independent, qualified professional who can remain impartial.
When asked to ‘test’ the effectiveness of their EAP provider (something they were paying a lot of money for), one organisation found that not only did the individual not get a ‘phone call when they completed the online form (twice) with their details requesting help, they didn’t even get an email acknowledgement.
I offer employee assistance for the workplace through my private practice in Milton Keynes. Organisations can either refer through their occupational health team, or individuals can self refer, with the invoice going back to the company – meaning the service remains free to staff. Client confidentiality is maintained.
Use the form below to get in touch if you feel your organisation could benefit.
I offer bespoke training packages on understanding mental health for managers and other topics including wellbeing and mindfulness for employees, in micro-sessions or full day delivery. To find out more about training events for your workplace click here or use the form below to get in touch.
What people say:
“I thoroughly enjoyed the session. It was insightful and certainly made me stop and think about how easily stress builds up in both your personal and work life. If we were to include a session every month here in the office, then I would definitely be up for it.”
Supervision for Professionals
If you’re managing staff in a high pressured environment, working in a therapeutic setting or providing support to vulnerable people, after a while it can take its toll.
Workplace coaching and supervision provides the opportunity to talk confidentially with a qualified professional about your caseload, ensuring you remain effective to your clients and colleagues, whilst looking after your own mental health and wellbeing.
This service will be ideal for:
How can this help?
Supervision is a specialised form of professional mentoring for individuals. It’s something we’ve developed which we believe could have wider applications to anybody who is working with emotionally challenging issues. ~ BACP Ethical Framework.
The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) states that supervision ‘is provided to ensure standards, enhance quality, advance learning, stimulate creativity, and support the sustainability and resilience of the work being undertaken’. (BACP 2016b)”
I have worked in a therapeutic setting for over 15 years. I started my therapeutic career in bereavement, supporting those bereaved by murder and suicide. For over five years, I have worked in the community helping people recover from poor mental health. I have my own private practice in Milton Keynes, am BACP registered and receive my own regular supervision. You can find out more about me here.
This service doesn’t replace formal procedures to report safeguarding issues; professionals should follow their own workplace policies if concerned about the health and wellbeing of an individual.